- Leboyer technique.
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Leboyer method — noun a method of childbirth that tries to minimize the trauma for the newborn; delivery occurs in a quiet dimly lit room and the infant s head is not pulled and immediate bonding between mother and child is encouraged • Syn: ↑Leboyer method of… … Useful english dictionary
Leboyer method of childbirth — noun a method of childbirth that tries to minimize the trauma for the newborn; delivery occurs in a quiet dimly lit room and the infant s head is not pulled and immediate bonding between mother and child is encouraged • Syn: ↑Leboyer method •… … Useful english dictionary
Leboyer method (technique) — Le·boy·er method (technique) (lə bwah yaґ) [FrÐ¹dÐ¹ric Leboyer, French obstetrician, born 1918] see under method … Medical dictionary
Leboyer — Le·boy·er lə bȯi ā adj of or relating to a method of childbirth designed to reduce trauma for the newborn esp. by avoiding the use of forceps and bright lights in the delivery room and by giving the newborn a warm bath <the Leboyer… … Medical dictionary
Leboyer technique — see under method … Medical dictionary
Frederick Leboyer — (born 1918) is a French obstetrician, best known for his 1975 book, Birth Without Violence [http://www.eco action.org/dt/bwv1.html] , which popularized gentle birthing techniques, in particular, the practice of immersing newly born infants in a… … Wikipedia
Bradley method of natural childbirth — The Bradley Method® of natural childbirth (also known as husband coached childbirth ) is a method of natural childbirth inspired by Dr. Robert A. Bradley (1917 ndash;1998) and popularized by the book Husband Coached Childbirth by… … Wikipedia
natural childbirth — noun labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process natural childbirth is considered the safest for the baby • Hypernyms: ↑childbirth, ↑childbearing, ↑accouchement, ↑vaginal birth •… … Useful english dictionary
Water birth — is a method of giving birth, which involves immersion in warm water. Proponents believe this method to be safe and provides many benefits for both mother and infant, including pain relief and a less traumatic birth experience for the baby.… … Wikipedia
parturition — /pahr too rish euhn, tyoo , choo /, n. Biol. the process of bringing forth young. [1640 50; < LL parturition (s. of parturitio) travail, equiv. to L parturit(us) (ptp. of parturire; see PARTURIENT) + ion ION] * * * I or birth or childbirth or… … Universalium